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Alfred, Lord Tennyson

Alfred Tennyson, 1st Baron Tennyson FRS was a British poet. He was the Poet Laureate of Great Britain and Ireland during much of Queen Victoria's reign and remains one of the most popular British poets. In 1829, Tennyson was awarded the Chancellor's Gold Medal at Cambridge for one of his first pieces, "Timbuktu". He published his first solo collection of poems, Poems Chiefly Lyrical in 1830. "Claribel" and "Mariana", which remain some of Tennyson's most... Read More

Born6 August 1809
Somersby, Lincolnshire, England
Died6 October 1892 (aged 83)
Lurgashall, Sussex, England
OccupationPoet Laureate (1850–1892)
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